01.Sep - 14.Sep 2017
Hyogo , Japon


  • chantiers 1-3 semaines
  • ENVI
  • MANU
  • AGRI
  • NICE-17-107
Age minimum : 18
Frais d’inscription : 150.00 EUR


Working in rice fields in the small village, and gathering various kinds of ideas to make the village attractive to visitors!

  • Code : NICE-17-107
  • Dispo : COMPLET (Total Part 6)
  • Langue du Projet : ENG / JAP
  • Age : 18 - 99


NICE – NGO/ NPO to organize workcamps and other voluntary service projects mainly in Japan – Founder &Treasurer of NVDA/ Member of CCIVS and ALLIANCE/ Partner of SCI – Enjoying to create a new global age by mentally young people! — This workcamp has been organized together with Ojiro Tourism Association since 2009. Ojiro is depopulated, aging small village located at the middle of north-west of the Hyo-no mountain in Hyogo prefecture. Nature in this area is really beautiful even though the area is not famous. Local people hope that the people in the cities can enjoy this beautiful nature as well as wonderful local culture. Volunteers are also expected to find attractive points of this village from diffrent points of view of various countries!


Maintain the rice field called “tanada”, a traditional Japanese rice field in the mountain area. Tanada here was selected as one of “the 100 most beautiful tanada” in Japan. We will also do some farming work or any work that local people need. We might make signpost of the area for tourists. Disucussion about how to make this village attractive. — Study Theme : You will get the knowledge how to activate a remoted area and make it attractive. — Please see the presentation of the camp leader for the IVS contest in Japan 2015 https://www.slideshare.net/nice-workcamp/w2-54718837 (only Japanese for the moment, but you can at least enjoy the pictures!)


Local community center. Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns.


Party with local people. hiking, Hot spring , excursion to sandhill in Tottori pref. — Ojiro-ku, Kami town, located in the north-west the Hyogo prefecture, the middle of the Hyo-no mountain.


Love nature, flexibility for many types of works — English (Japanese is also welcomed!) — Osaka. From Osaka city to the meeting point, it will take for 3-4 hours by train and bus. You need to arrive at Kansai airport by 8:00 on the first day and can leave there after 21:00 on 14th.

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